Kisumu County Governor Prof Anyang’ Nyongó held a meeting with the board of Directors of the National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation led by Chairman Dr. Julius Kones on the proposed SOIN – KORU MULTI PURPOSE DAM.
The dam has been captured in the current County’s Water Master Plan and will be located along River Nyando 5 Kilometers upstream Muhoroni town.
Once complete, the dam will help to a large extent in controlling perennial flooding in Lower Nyando plains.
It will also provide treated domestic water supply to parts of Kericho and Kisumu County, provide water for rice irrigable land for food security and also provide hydro power to the national grid and for use at the water treatment plant.
The Governor was accompanied by the CEC in charge of Water and Irrigation Salmon Orimba.
By Kisumu County Press Unit.